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June 05, 2012

f(x)’s Sulli had braces, “Much better than plastic surgery”

Pictures of f(x)’s Sulli, with and without braces, were recently released and drew a lot of attention.
On June 4, an online community posted several pictures with the caption, “Sulli became very pretty after she had braces.”
The pictures feature Sulli when she was a child actor and her current appearance. Young Sulli has the same milky white skin and clear cut features just like her current appearance. It seems like after she had braces, she became even more beautiful.
People responded: “She was more beautiful when she was a little girl.” “Even though she just had braces, she became even more beautiful than ever.” “Thank you for growing up so well.”
Source: Xportsnews

Jang Keun Suk sweeps Japanese Oricon chart

Actor Jang Keun Suk recently captured the Japanese Oricon chart.
On June 5, according to Jang’s agency, Tree J. Company, Jang’s first Japanese regular album Just Crazyranked first on the Oricon weekly chart.
Jang released the album on May 30 and ranked first on the Oricon daily chart. The album ranked first on both the daily and weekly chart by selling 88,000 copies in the first week of its release.
It has been a long time since a male solo to ranked first with his first album. Japanese singer Moriyama Naotaro ranked first 8 years ago in 2004. Jang is also the first foreign solo artist to rank first on the chart. Scatman John from the U.S. ranked second in 1995 and Korean singer K also ranked second in 2006.
Jang’s first single Let Me Cry, which was released in April of last year, ranked first on the Oricon daily and weekly charts. As a result, both his first single and regular albums ranked first on the chart.
Jang is the third solo singer to rank first on the Oricon weekly chart with his first single and regular albums. He set a new record 17 years and 4 months after Uchida Yuki released her single in 1994 and regular album in 1995.
Jang will start going on the ’2012 Jang Keun Suk Asia Tour’ in Seoul in July under the title of ‘The Cri Show 2.’ Then he will tour 4 Japanese cities (Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka) and Shanghai, Shenzhen, Taiwan, and Thailand.
Source: Starnews

Boyfriend’s Young Min is Kim Hyun Joong from Sorae Village?

Paparazzi pictures of Boyfriend’s Young Min are getting a lot of attention online.
An online community posted pictures with the caption, “Kim Hyun Joong from Sorae Village? Pictures of Boyfriend’s Young Min! Cleaning eyes.”
In the pictures, Young Min is wearing simple clothes but his crisp appearance captured the public’s attention.
People responded: “I thought he was really Kim Hyun Joong.” “I cleaned my eyes with the pictures!” “It would make my day if I met him on the street.” “I heard that their agency is in Sorae Village. I want to go there everyday.” “He is a standard god!”
Boyfriend recently signed a contract with big the Japanese agency, Bing, where Japanese national singers, B’z, Zard, and Kuraki Mai represent. The group will release their Japanese special album We are Boyfriend on June 6.
Source: TV Report

Jang Keun Suk takes China by storm

Prince of Asia, Jang Keun Suk, recently captured China.
Jang visited China on May 30 to promote a Chinese drink brand. Many people and major local outlets gathered to see him and brought the Airport to a halt. His fans proved that he is very popular in China by welcoming him and calling out his name.
On May 31, various events were held for the brand and they announced Jang and Park Min Young were selected as representatives for the brand. The event aired live online throughout the world.
Jang thanked his fans and medial outlets by smiling and blowing kisses. He also took pictures of the fans with his own camera and drew a lot of attention.
Jang also attended a press conference for the brand and received wild cheers from his Chinese fans and over 100 media outlets, including, CCTV, Beijing TV, Hunan TV, and Xinhua News Agency. Over 40 representatives for branch offices also attended the press conference.
Jang, who ranked first on both the Oricon daily and weekly chart with his album Just Crazy, will start his ’2012 Jang Keun Suk Asia Tour’ in Seoul in July under the title of ‘The Cri Show 2.’ Then he will tour 4 Japanese cities (Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka) and Shanghai, Shenzhen, Taiwan, and Thailand.
Source: TV Report

U-Kiss’ Soo Hyun may have a girlfriend?

U-Kiss’ Soo Hyun may have a girlfriend?
The June 5 episode of MBC Music’s Show Champion, which will air live at 7:00 at night, will unveil Infinite, U-Kiss, B.A.P, SNSD’s Taetiseo’s inner most thoughts with a lie detector.
When Soo Hyun was asked if he has a girlfriend by Ki Seop, he replied “No” but the lie detector said it was a lie. B.A.P’s Him Chan and Young Jae were asked if they ever regretted joining the group, they said “No” but the lie detector said it was a lie.
In addition, results of Infinite, Girl’s Day, and SNSD’s Taetiseo using a lie detector, will be unveiled in the June 5 episode of the show.
Baek Ji Young, G.NA, Infinite, B1A4, Mighty Mouth, Dlamatian, JJ Project, Hello Venus, A-Jax, and She’z will also appear on the show to give vivid performances.
The show will air live on June 5 at 7:00 PM on MBC Music.
Source: TV Report

Middle-aged man brings tears to T-ara’s Ji Yeon

T-ara’s Ji Yeon recently shed tears for her father.
An online community posted several pictures with the caption, “Ji Yeon’s father appeared at T-ara’s autograph signing.” The pictures were captured from the May 29 episode of OBS’s Unique Entertainment News.
The pictures feature T-ara members holding an autograph signing event. Then a middle-aged man appeared and surprised the members. He was Ji Yeon’s father. He hugged his daughter and said before he left, “I came here to see you. Bye.”
As soon as Ji Yeon saw her father, she started shedding tears of joy and other members were also moved to tears.
People responded: “Ji Yeon must be surprised at her father’s appearance.” “I feel sorry for her tears.” “Her father is leaving soon.” “I think she is too busy to go home.”
Source: TV Report

GD’s ExtraOrdinary 20′s

YG Entertainment post a photo via their me2day account for Big Bang’s first Adventure “Extra Ordinary 20′s.”
Look how GD smiles happily and with the photo’s caption saying “Love Me.”
I know everyone loves GD, right?
SOURCE: ygent’s me2day (

Super Junior in the midst of stretching or something else? xD

As we all know, Super Junior is celebrating their 6th anniversary today, June 2, 2012. Along with this, they are planning for their 6th album before their leader, Leeteuk, enters the military for his mandatory service.
Eunhyuk, the group’s dancing machine teases fans with his latest tweet saying, “In the middle of stretching. . .that or we were in the middle of discussing choreography. . .”
Can you guess who’s who?
**The photo consists of Donghae, wearing the hat and white shirt; Yesung, wearing a black shirt; Kyuhyun, wearing the blue shirt, and Eunhyuk, in his yellow pants with somewhat orange hair.

SOURCE : Euhyuk’s Twitter (!/allrisesilver)

Kim Hyun Joong releases Japanese single ‘Heat’ in July

Singer Kim Hyun Joong will release his new single in Japan.
On June 5, Kim’s agency, Keyeast, said that Kim will release his second Japanese single album Heat on July 4.
The single will include two songs “Heat” and “Let’s Party.” Kim showed off his soft image through his Japanese debut album, which was released in January. But this time, he will show off powerful charisma as a tough man.
He is planning to perform live in Saitama, Japan on July 14 and 15 to celebrate the release of his second single album.
At the July 14 live concert, Kim will collaborate with popular Japanese musician Naoto Intiraymi and emcee the ‘Double Fantasy Star-Great Assist.’ The two stars have known each other since when Kim visited Japan to appear in a goodwill soccer match.
Kim will hold his exclusive live concert ‘Kim Hyun Joong Heat 2012 in Japan’ for free on July 15. He will give splendid performances and have a great time with over 32,000 fans.
Kim held fan meetings in Chengdu and Guangzhou, China on June 1. He will also hold another fan meeting in Shanghai, China on June 9.
Source: Starnews

Launch Entertainment Brings The Boys Out!

Another mega concert is being organized by Launch Entertainment, a Singapore organizer. ‘Boyz Nite Out Kpop Festival’ has an impressive lineup of 4 boygroups and a soloist. SHINeeB1A4Teen Top7.9.4.2 andJay Park are going to be sharing the stage on June 15 in the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Here’s a quick of each of them, along with a special video shout-out! Read on!

SHINee - Debuted with popular hit Replay, attracting even the older fans with their catchy lyric “noona neomu yeoppo”. They swiftly formed a massive fanbase of all ages and have been topping music charts and bagging awards since their debut. Their latest concept enshrouded in mystery, specifically Sherlock, won them a triple crown in music shows.

B1A4 – Short for ‘Be the One All for One’, it also represents the members’ bloodtype. They were introduced via a unique way, through an online comic concept (webtoon). Debuted in 2011 with title track O.K. Currently in the midst of releasing teasers for their ‘Ignition’ repackage album.

Teen Top – Debuted in 2010 under TOP Media which is founded by Shinhwa‘s Andy.
Their debut track’s MV ’Clap‘ had After School Lizzy featured in it. They also took part and performed during Sundown Festival in Singapore last year.

Jay Park - Known for his swag, the b-boy and soloist was recently in town for his New Breed album promotion tour. He will be headlining Verizon’s APAHM tour in the USA in May. On 16 May, Jay Park released his first mixtape ‘Fresh A!r; Breathe !t’. Consisting of 6 English songs, they were uploaded online and free for download. – Also called ‘Chilgusai‘ (CGSE), following the korean pronounciation of the numbers. The group recently debuted in April 2012 with the song ‘I’ll Be Famous’. Prior to their debut, they were casted in a Korea-Indonesia collaborative drama called ‘I Love You…‘ which is set to air in July.

A night promised to be filled with amazing acts, vocals and performances, definitely not to be missed! Have you secured your tickets already? Stay tuned with and Launch Group for more updates. 
Source: Launch Group(facebook), (youtube videos)